A Unified Approach for Forensic Analysis of DDOS Attack in Manet 
S. Ahmed1, S. M. Nirkhi2
1Sarah Ahmed, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering (W.C.C), G. H. Raisoni College. of Engineering, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
2Prof. S.M. Nirkhi, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, G. H. Raisoni College. of Engineering, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

Manuscript received on October 01, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on October 05, 2012. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2012. | PP: 56-58 | Volume-1 Issue-5 October 2012. | Retrieval Number: E0294091512/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) facilitates distributed wireless communication without pre-existing centralised infrastructure. The network is mobile and setting of connection is ad-hoc.The design of MANET helps improving network scalability, as well as reducing the time to deploy a new network infrastructure. However, the benefits of MANET come with the cost in reduced security. A typical DDoS attack is the flooding attack in which attackers paralyse the target networks by flooding excessive volume of traffic to deplete key resources of the target. When an attack on the target system is successful enough to crash or disrupt, this event as the breach that triggers investigation. Forensic investigation provide source of network evidence and helpful in design and recovery mechanism for network attacks. This paper review various work done in the field of DDoS attack forensic for MANET. 
Keywords: DDoS attack, Fuzzy logic, MANET, Network forensics.